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10 Gifts for any Holiday you can Buy on Amazon

So the holidays are rolling up faster than you realize, like wasn’t it just July yesterday? Suddenly the pressure is on, you gots to have that perfect gift for the company Secret Santa, neighborhood gift swap… don’t even get me started on presents to ACTUAL […]

DIY Lace Crown Tutorial

DIY Lace Crown Tutorial

Hey!!! I recently made this DIY gold lace crown for my sister who is expecting her first baby. I’m just a little bit excited to be having a baby niece… just a little… OK, I’m flat ecstatic!! Anyway, I had a lot of requests for […]

Crockpot Greek Chicken with Easy Tzatziki

Crockpot Greek Chicken with Easy Tzatziki

This is a recipe that I have found many variations of on Pinterest, I’ve tried a couple different versions and this is what I found came together to make it UH-MAH-ZING!This is one of my favorite summer meals since it can be light on the […]

Urban Pumpkin Patching

Urban Pumpkin Patching

So, the house that we bought in December is on a moderately busy road, actually a we’re on a double yellow line road. The neighbor we know the best is the Chinese restaurant two houses down and across the street. So when I say we […]

The house with the yellow door

The house with the yellow door

I’ve always wanted to paint my front door red. That was the first thing I promised myself I would do once I owned my own place. I’ve literally been pinning door painting tutorials for years in anticipation, and finally after being in the new house […]

4th of July Weekend

4th of July Weekend

To celebrate this fourth this year we spent the weekend at a friend’s lake house. I mean not actually in the house so much as in a camper with Nic’s parents but either way it. Was. Awesome. I seriously could get used to living in […]

learning to run

Almost exactly a year ago I went shopping with Kohl’s cash and picked up a pair of Nike’s. My thought was that maybe this time I could start running and things would be different than the last 20 times I tried to start running. I […]

extreme spinning is not for me

extreme spinning is not for me

This week was a crazy ride. After finishing the first season of Grace and Frankie on Netflix I decided that we have definitely been doing home decor wrong, also I can’t wait to be 70. If you haven’t seen the show I recommend you check […]

the only pets we have are flushable

You may remember an earlier post about the possibility of a family pet, we really wanted a dog but would settle for a cheetah. Unfortunately for everyone involved Conner seems to be extremely allergic to dogs, and cats, and pretty much anything with fur that […]

When Shit Hits the Fan: A Tale of Friendship

When Shit Hits the Fan: A Tale of Friendship

Well, if you want to know what is new in our house these last couple of weeks I would have to say it is Tillie’s potty training routine. Now that she has turned two I can finally see the light at the end of the […]